Associated Press Quotes Trevor Potter on Trump Campaign Russia Contacts
From suggestions of "political synergy" and offers of business deals to contact with more than a dozen people in then-candidate Donald Trump's orbit, Russian outreach to the Trump campaign has a familiar and alarming pattern to experts in the intelligence field.
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What's "completely unusual" is the number of people involved, said Trevor Potter, who was general counsel for the late Sen. John McCain's 2000 and 2008 presidential campaigns. Typically, any such communications would be routed through the foreign policy team and the general counsel alerted, he said.
Mr. Potter also leads the Political Law Group at Caplin & Drysdale.
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Excerpt taken from the article “Trump Campaign Russia Contacts Alarm Intelligence Experts” by Susannah George for the Associated Press.